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Happy Birthday, 2000 AD!

Post by tony ingram on Wed Feb 22, 2017 1:01 pm

This week marks the 40th anniversary of the Galaxy's Greatest Comic. Who would have expected to ever see that back in 1977?
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Post by Mbast1 on Fri Feb 24, 2017 3:25 am

tony ingram wrote:This week marks the 40th anniversary of the Galaxy's Greatest Comic. Who would have expected to ever see that back in 1977?
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That's really very cool. There are times when I wish I had a really good run on that, or maybe a series of runs of the best stuff. Ah, well. Happy Birthday anyway!
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Post by tony ingram on Fri Feb 24, 2017 7:17 am

There's a lot of stuff there that's well worth checking out.
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Post by Mbast1 on Fri Feb 24, 2017 4:00 pm

tony ingram wrote:There's a lot of stuff there that's well worth checking out.

Anything you'd particularly recommend? I might start looking on Ebay if I know what's good.
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Post by tony ingram on Fri Feb 24, 2017 5:19 pm

Mbast1 wrote:
tony ingram wrote:There's a lot of stuff there that's well worth checking out.

Anything you'd particularly recommend? I might start looking on Ebay if I know what's good.
How much have you read in the past? There are now some really nice collected editions of a lot of classic stories, most of which are worth picking upif you can find a reasonably priced copy. Not necessarily the better known stuff, either; I'd personally reccomend Meltdown Man, Alan Moore's Skizz, Nikolai Dante and/or Sinister Dexter, for a start.
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Post by Mbast1 on Sat Feb 25, 2017 6:14 pm

tony ingram wrote:How much have you read in the past? There are now some really nice collected editions of a lot of classic stories, most of which are worth picking upif you can find a reasonably priced copy. Not necessarily the better known stuff, either; I'd personally reccomend Meltdown Man, Alan Moore's Skizz, Nikolai Dante and/or Sinister Dexter, for a start.

I've only ever read Skizz, I'll definitely have to look for the rest. Thanks!
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Post by Mbast1 on Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:13 pm

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Mbast1 wrote:There are now some really nice collected editions of a lot of classic stories, most of which are worth picking upif you can find a reasonably priced copy. Not necessarily the better known stuff, either; I'd personally reccomend Meltdown Man, Alan Moore's Skizz, Nikolai Dante and/or Sinister Dexter, for a start.

Ok, on your recommendation, I picked up these:
Sinister Dexter Vol 1 Gunshark Vacation
From Russia with Lust: The Nikolai Dante Omnibus

I look forward to getting them (ordered from ebay) and reading them. Thanks!
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Re: Happy Birthday, 2000 AD!

Post by tony ingram on Tue Mar 14, 2017 10:37 pm

I don't think you'll be disappointed.
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Post by Lucy Ingram on Sat Mar 18, 2017 10:43 am

Yes, those are really good choices.
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Re: Happy Birthday, 2000 AD!

Post by tony ingram on Mon Feb 26, 2018 3:52 pm

The first prog was cover dated 41 years ago today.
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